The Eastman MD505 is a copy of the venerable Gibson A-5 mandolin. Each MD505 is individually hand-built using traditional materials and "Old World" craftsmanship. This popular mandolin features a solid spruce top with a solid maple back and sides. It's rounded out with an ebony fingerboard and an adjustable ebony bridge. The Eastman MD505 is an A-style Mandolin with F-holes producing warm, ringing tones with excellent sound projection. The MD505 is an Eastman offering of high-quality with outstanding value.
Body Dimensions: 26 11/16" X 10" X 1 7/8"
Top Wood: Carved Solid Spruce
Back/Sides Wood: Carved Solid Maple
Body Binding: Ivoroid (Body & Fingerboard)
Neck Woods: Maple
Neck Length: 6 15/16"
Nut Width/Material: 1 3/32", Bone
Scale Length: 13 7/8"
Fingerboard: 12" Radiused Ebony
Frets: Dunlop no.6310
Inlays: White Mother-Of-Pearl
Bridge: Fitted Adjustable Ebony
Tailpiece: Nickel Cast
Tuners: Nickel Schaller
Strings: D'Addario J74 Strings
Finish: Classic High-Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Nylon Fabric Covered Wood Shell
Velour Type Interior
Interior Storage Compartment
Double Zipper Closure
Twin Handle for Security
D-rings for Backpack Option
EASTMAN LIMITED LIFETIME WARRANTY!
Catalog ID: MDESXMD5051_A